The other day, I said “sitting really helps with this.” What did I mean by that?
Actually, I don’t know of a single quote by old “Honest Abe” about quitting, but he did say that “Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” (Or words to that effect.)
In fact, resistance is worse than futile, it’s self-defeating.
If you follow this simple two-step quit plan, you will never smoke again.
Get a small notebook that will fit in your pocket or purse (or wherever you keep your cigarettes) and a pen or a pencil to go with it.
American Zen Teacher Charlotte Joko Beck wrote a book in 1993 titled “Nothing Special: Living Zen.”
The Third Patriarch, Chien-chih Seng-ts’an, said, “Do not search for the truth; only cease to cherish opinions.”